We are delighted to see that three of our members have been awarded Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Professor Emma Bell, Co Vice Chair for Research and Publications, and Professor in Organisation Studies at the Open University, UK, Professor Jon Billsberry Professor in Leadership and Management at University of Wollongong, Australia FBAM and Professor Shlomo Tarba, Professor in Strategy and International Business have been conferred with Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences. FAcSS is conferred on leading academics and practitioners in the social sciences who have also made a contribution to wider social science.
The Academy of Social Sciences is the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences. Its mission is to promote social science in the United Kingdom for the public benefit.
The Academy is composed of 1400 individual Fellows, 45 Learned Societies and a number of affiliates, together representing nearly 90,000 social scientists. Fellows are distinguished scholars and practitioners from academia and the public and private sectors. Most Learned Societies in the social sciences in the UK are represented within the Academy. The Campaign for Social Science is the outward-facing, advocacy voice of the Academy of Social Sciences.
It promotes research, publishess learned material, distributes information, organises workshops and events, and contributes to public debates on issues affecting the social sciences. The Academy also respondss to Government and other consultations on behalf of the social science community, and sponsor a number of schemes that promote social science and enhance its value to society. Its focus is multidisciplinary and encompasses both theoretical and applied work